Foundations of Athletic Training Prevention, Assessment, and Management

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-21
  • Publisher: LWW
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This text integrates basic medical concepts and related scientific information to provide a strong foundation of general athletic training practices. Using a problem-solving approach to explain prevention, recognition, assessment, management, and disposition of sports-related injuries and diseases, this text meets the informational of athletic trainers and athletic training students. This text provides students with the most extensive, challenging content in a user-friendly format to help facilitate learning and retention as students prepare to enter the profession of athletic training.

Table of Contents

User's Guide
Foundations of Injury Care
Injury Care and the Athletic Trainer Sports Medicine
Athletic Training Team Approach to the Delivery of Healthcare
Legal Considerations
Preparticipation Examination
Setting Up the Examination Medical History
The Physical Examination
Physical Fitness Profile Clearance for Participation
Protective Equipment
Principles of Protective Equipment
Liability and Equipment Standards
Protective Equipment for the Head and Face
Protective Equipment for the Upper Body
Protective Equipment for the Lower Body
Protective Taping and Wrapping
Principles Of Taping And Wrapping
Common Taping and Wrapping Techniques
Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation
Injury Assessment
The Injury Evaluation Process
History of the Injury Observation and Inspection Palpation
Physical Examination Tests
The Emergency Medical Services System
Emergency Injury Assessment
Tissue Healing and Wound Care
Therapeutic Modalities
Therapeutic Exercise
Conditions to the Axial Region
Head and Facial Conditions
Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Conditions
Lumbar Spinal Conditions
Throat, Thorax, and Visceral Conditions
Upper Extremity
Shoulder Conditions
Anatomy of the Shoulder Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Shoulder Complex
Upper Arm, Elbow, and Forearm Conditions
Anatomy of the Elbow Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Elbow
Wrist and Hand Conditions
Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Wrist and Hand
Lower Extremity
Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Conditions
Anatomy of the Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Hip
Knee Conditions
Anatomy of the Knee Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Knee
Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Conditions
Anatomy of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot
Systemic Conditions
Cardiovascular Conditions
Anatomy of the Circulatory System Blood and Lymph Disorders
Neurologic Conditions
Respiratory Tract Conditions
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Gastrointestinal Conditions
Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Endocrine Conditions
Thyroid Disorders
Special Considerations
Environmental Conditions
Heat-Related Conditions
Common Infectious Diseases
Common Childhood Diseases
Conditions of the Female Athlete, Disabled Athlete, and Senior Athlete
Special Concerns of the Female Athlete
Dermatology Types of Skin Lesions
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